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Garden filled with carved figures and busts at "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown., Circa 1924

Reference Number: APG-1278-1/2-G

View of the garden of "Rose Cottage" on what is now known as Moroa Road, Greytown. The original owner, George Wakelin (1824-1907), carved many statues of animals and busts of historical and local personalities which he placed in his garden. Visible in this image are lifesize sculptures of a horse, a dog and a lion, and several busts. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1924.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Wakelin, Moroa, Morrisons Bush, Wood-carving, Sculpture and Gardens - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures43. Featherston Co. Morrison's Bush(PFP-024869)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - An ornamented garden, Morrison's Bush.

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